Sylvia Woods, the matriarch of the famed Harlem restaurant that bore her name and a New York City icon, died Thursday at her Westchester home, family members said in a statement. Continue reading
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Harlem World Magazine would like to send our condolences to his wife and son. He was man who said what he meant and meant what he said.
Here’s a few of the stories we’ve done on and with Mr. Carroll:
HW Radio Podcast with Rodney L. Carroll
Feature: Why I Will Never be the Same By Rodney L. Carroll Continue reading
Lena Mary Calhoun Horne(born June 30, 1917 – May 10, 2010) is an American singer and actress. She has recorded and performed extensively, independently and with other jazz notables, including Artie Shaw, Teddy Wilson, Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Charlie Barnet, Benny Carter and Billy Eckstine. She currently lives in New York City and no longer makes public appearances. Continue reading
How do you feel about MJ?
Michael Jackson You Are Not Alone…
But YOU ARE NOT ALONE
For I am here with you
Though we’re far apart
You’re always in my heart
But you are not alone
(from youtube.com “comments”)
Wilbert Arnold “Bill” Tatum (23 January 1933 – 26 February 2009) was an American newspaper executive who variously served as the editor, publisher, chairman and chief executive officer of the New York Amsterdam News, a weekly newspaper that serves the African American community of New York City.
Tatum was the 10th of 13 children, born on 23 January 1933 in a three-room shack in Durham, North Carolina. He attended Durham’s segregated schools, working during the summer in tobacco fields. Continue reading
Grammy award-winning South African singer Miriam Makeba has died. The great-grandmother — known affectionately as “Mama Africa” — reportedly suffered a heart attack after performing at an anti-mafia concert Sunday in southern Italy. She was 76.
Miriam Makeba (Mama Africa) – Khawuleza 1966 from youtube.com Continue reading
National civil rights leader Don Benedict, a tireless fighter and life long defender of social justice for more than 60 years, died early Thursday morning from complications due to a cerebral hemorrhage in a Vermont hospital near his summer home in the Town of Rutland. He was 90 years old. Continue reading